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Tobacco Stocks Go Up in Smoke After FDA Issues Plan to Curb Tobacco-Related Deaths

By Friday's close, Altria Group Inc (MO) stock sank 9.6%, British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) 7.2% and Vector Group Ltd (VGR) 4.7%. An outlier in its industry Friday, Philip Morris Int'l (PM) stock gained just slightly to close up 0.27%, a move Wells Far
thestreet.com
added Jul 28, 2017 20:37
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The new FDA plan for regulating cigarettes echoes a tobacco industry idea from the 1950s

A British American Tobacco company report stated in 1959 that “to reduce the nicotine per cigarette as much as possible and thus satisfy the trend of consumer demand…might end in destroying the nicotine habit in a large number of consumers and prevent it
Quartz
added Jul 28, 2017 20:33
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FDA DELAYS SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR CIGAR APPROVAL TO 2021

It’s a three-year delay only to the approval deadline for substantial equivalence, a process by which manufacturers would submit for product approval based on reports that the cigar in question is substantially equivalent in its threat to public health,
HalfWheel
added Jul 28, 2017 20:30
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How the FDA is trying to reinvent cigarettes to make them less addictive

Here are some questions we are able to answer: What tobacco products are affected? The FDA seeks to reduce nicotine levels specifically in “combustible cigarettes” and said it will also look at the impact of menthol and other flavor additives on smoking
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 28, 2017 20:29
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FDA aims to cut nicotine in cigarettes, ease e-cigarette rules

The move means FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has thrown his regulatory weight on the side of those advocating for e-cigarettes in the debate over whether they potentially hold some public health benefits. Shares of major tobacco companies in the Unit
Reuters
added Jul 28, 2017 18:26
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British American Tobacco not surprised by FDA move to cut nicotine

"Our American subsidiary, Reynolds American Inc. and its operating companies are encouraged by FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb’s comments today recognizing tobacco harm reduction policies and the continuum of risk for tobacco products," a British Ame
Reuters
added Jul 28, 2017 18:26
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Tobacco Shares Plunge After FDA Proposes Cut to Cigarette Nicotine

The FDA’s move is likely to set off a lobbying fight in Washington over the proposal... “This was a big surprise and will make it imperative that domestic tobacco companies strive to develop innovative, safer products,” said Jack Russo, an analyst with E
Bloomberg News
added Jul 28, 2017 18:13
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Altria Group’s Statement on FDA’s Tobacco Regulatory Plan

any proposed rule such as a nicotine product standard must be based on science and evidence, must not lead to unintended consequences and must be technically achievable...We intend to be fully engaged throughout this process.
Altria Group, Inc.
added Jul 28, 2017 18:00
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New FDA Agenda on Tobacco Has Great Potential to Save Lives, But Devil Is In the Details

it is a serious error for the FDA to significantly delay critical deadlines for complying with the FDA’s 2016 rule establishing oversight of electronic cigarettes, cigars and other previously unregulated tobacco products. This long delay will allow egregi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:54
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GOTTLIEB: Protecting American Families: Comprehensive Approach to Nicotine and Tobacco

Unless we change course, 5.6 million children alive today will die prematurely later in life from tobacco use. A renewed focus on nicotine can help us to achieve a world where cigarettes no longer addict future generations of our kids; and where adults
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 28, 2017 17:52
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